Interview with Ángel Sanz Peñas, Group President, locksmith
April 7, 2009
What is the reason for the general assembly organized?
We are here to hold a general Assembly that aims to dignify the work of the locksmith of professional safety of openings and try to differentiate ourselves from the people who are doing openings indiscriminately without being a professional or be qualified. We want to be a self-regulated profession and intend to get it to be equal, being discharged, being legal and not be standing to which each charged 1,500 euros and another 50. In addition, now is has also created the platform of Union of Locksmiths is the AUCE (Union Locksmiths Spain) that also trafficking of unifying all the associations of this Guild at the national level. We intend to self-define us and have a regulation for the Locksmiths are controlled and there is no 'pirates'. Security is a very serious thing and either cannot enter into our House by manipulating the entry so that then there are problems, thefts, robberies, and others. We are also committed to professionalism by organizing courses, conferences, training, providing services that are rewarding for customers.
How many members the Group locksmith is composed? What main functions do you have?
Locksmith group is composed of 86 members. At the national level we are scattered throughout Spain and 5 associations with UCE at the moment. With each group can be 400 to 500 more or less already classified Locksmiths.